There's nothing more rewarding than learning a brand new skill! Whether you're a complete beginner to cross stitch, long stitch or tapestry, or you're a child getting to grips with needlecraft, these awesome kits are specifically designed for those who have never ever stitched or sewed before. In this blog post, we share some of our favourite cool, creative and fun cross stitch kits to inspire and ignite a little passion for your new hobby.

Butterfly Tapestry Kit

All children are fascinated with butterflies so what a perfect subject for this children's tapestry kit from the Anchor 1st range. Perfect for any child to make their start in this fine textile art, and have a pattern at the end that looks absolutely stunning.  It even includes a mount to frame the finished masterpiece.

Children's Elephant Cross Stitch Kit

Bold, blue and here especially for children, this cross stitch kit by Anchor has been made just right for little hands to sew together this tiny-sized Elephant. A great gateway for your child to stampede into cross stitching and crafts in general, it leaves a superb pattern for them to keep. 

Dolphin Long Stitch Kit

This sunset shone dolphin demonstrates the wonderful artistic quality of long stitch in a kit that's made specifically for children to give it a go. Whether it's their favourite animal or a crafting project you know they'll enjoy, this is a great gift for any child for any occasion. 

Crown Cross Stitch Kit

A beginner cross stitch kit most fit for a learning princess of sewing, this pattern by Anchor is easy and fun to make a keepsake for any young crafter. With bright, flashy colours and a design shape to help develop flourishing embroidery skills, this pattern is an ideal gift for birthdays and Christmas.

Joe Long Stitch Kit

Featuring a cute white dog with a heart on its hind legs, this long stitch kit from the Anchor 1st range is perfect for children. Whether they are learning the craft or practising their skills, this is the perfect kit. Containing everything you need, it can be framed and displayed afterwards.

Ed Cross Stitch Kit

This adorable teddy bear counted cross stitch design is part of the Anchor 1 Series, a range of needlecraft kits designed for children. The design features a beautiful brown teddy holding a bright red heart and is sure to delight young stitchers.

Bee Tapestry Kit

Bold, bright and buzzing, this little bee is the perfect creature to help a young crafter find their way in the art of tapestry. Designed specifically with simple colours and shapes, it's a great learning tool that delivers a honey-sweet finished pattern for them to keep.  

Sarah Cross Stitch Kit

This delightful counted cross stitch kit is part of the Anchor 1st Series; a range of simple designs created for children or newcomers to the hobby. The Sarah design features pretty flowers and a butterfly, in gorgeous pink and purple colours. The kit also comes with a mount to frame the finished design.

You can browse our entire range of children's needlecraft kits here.

Post By Rosie Burnman